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Wrong-way driver plows into mother, two kids in Bonita

Posted at 11:37 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-16 23:11:28-05

BONITA, Calif. (KGTV) - California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a wrong-way crash on the Eastbound lanes of Highway 54 near the 125.

The crash happened just after 8 p.m. Friday and reduced traffic to one lane. All lanes reopened shortly before 11 p.m.

CHP believes the driver of a red Toyota Corolla was driving the wrong way and crashed into a white BMW carrying a mother and two children. One of her children was eight years old; the other was less than a year old.


The mother was taken to the hospital with a broken leg. The children are okay, according to the CHP.

The driver of the Corolla was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected.

He was taken to the hospital.

CHP is investigating if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.